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Rustbelt Radio is a weekly 60-minute news program from the Pittsburgh Independent Media Center and WRCT 88.3 FM Pittsburgh. Featuring news and interviews from the regional rustbelt area, as well as coverage of global issues. As part of the indymedia network, Rustbelt Radio strives to be an outlet for community based, non-corporate, participatory media.



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On this weeks show... * Corporate Funded Cyber Security Research at Carnegie Mellon University * The Efforts to Save Braddock Hospital * An Emergency Rally Against War Escalation in Afghanistan * Coverage of the Honduran Elections * And more in our local and global headlines Rustbelt Radio airs live every Monday from 6-7 PM on WRCT 88.3 FM in Pittsburgh, PA, and again on Tuesday mornings 9-10 AM.
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On this weeks show... * We bring you an overview of this year's Allied Media Conference Rustbelt Radio airs live every Monday from 6-7 PM on WRCT 88.3 FM in Pittsburgh, PA, and again on Tuesday mornings 9-10 AM.
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On this weeks show... * A mexican immigrant is beaten to death in Pennsylvania * Leading environmental activists speak out on climate change and its effect on the world's water supply * Mumia Abu Jamal is denied a new trial * and North Siders rally for a Community Benefits Agreement Rustbelt Radio airs live every Monday from 6-7 PM on WRCT 88.3 FM in Pittsburgh, PA, and again on Tuesday mornings 9-10 AM.
Topics: Rustbelt Radio, Pittsburgh, police, Mumia Abu Jamal, Haiti, climate, water, Continental Real...
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On this week's show... * Author Ben Dangl examines the Price of Fire, resource wars and social movements in Bolivia * St. Vincent College students protest their school's decision to let George Bush speak at graduation * The Pittsburgh Organizing Group is confronted by police harassment once again * An excerpt from the documentary Watts Riots 1965: The Fire This Time * plus we'll have Word on the Street, and more, in our local and global headlines
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# An interview with the site coordinator for National Student Partnership's Pittsburgh Office # as Car Free Day approaches, and builds support from the Pittsburgh City Council, we'll hear from last month's conference organized by Car Free Pittsburgh
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This week's show falls during WRCT's random schedule, as the radio station takes a spring break holiday. We're using this opportunity to present our listeners with some highlights from the last year's season of Rustbelt Radio that you may have missed. These segments span our shows from July to November, 2004.
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On today's holiday special... * Reflections on the words of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
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On this week's show... * The Family of 12-year-old Michael Ellerbe who was killed by Pennsylvania State Troopers is Awarded $28 Million * Longtime activists speak on funding grassroots movements without Foundation support * Word on the Street from the recent Anti-War march * and more...
Topics: Rustbelt Radio, police, Michael Ellerbe, Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, funding, activism, war, Iraq,...
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On this weeks show... * Fed Up brings us a report on Palestinian Prisoners * PRIDE comes to the city * Pittsburghers gather to call for peace in Iran * Actions throughout Appalachia protest mountaintop removal coal mining * Plus more in our local and global headlines Rustbelt Radio airs live every Monday from 6-7 PM on WRCT 88.3 FM in Pittsburgh, PA, and again on Tuesday mornings 9-10 AM.
Topics: Rustbelt Radio, Pittsburgh, Palestine, glbt, lgbt, Iran, Appalachia, mountaintop, coal, g20
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On this weeks show... * Antonia Juhasz speaks on the power of the oil industry * Pittsburgh hosts its first African-American led green festival * Local activists organize in solidarity with massive protests in Greece * and The mayor announces plans to convene a Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Trangender task force Rustbelt Radio airs live every Monday from 6-7 PM on WRCT 88.3 FM in Pittsburgh, PA, and again on Tuesday mornings 9-10 AM.
Topics: Rustbelt Radio, Pittsburgh, oil, industry, green, Greece, solidarity, Gay, GLBT
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* Charges are dropped against the men arrested for twittering during the G20. * Economic Awareness Day addresses the economic realities and historical legacy of the Homewood-Brushton area * An interview with Michelle Gross of the Twin Cities Copwatch program * The Other Men photo exhibit gives another face to transgender issues * And more in our local and global headlines
Topics: g20, twitter, lgbt, transgender, police
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On this week's show... * The Citizens Police Review Board hearing on a Pittsburgh Police Officer's violent disruption of a critical mass bike ride * Updates on the crisis unfolding in occupied Palestine * Residents of Lomas del Poleo fight against displacement as a result of development on the US-Mexico border * our first in a series of reports from those inside Pennsylvania's prison system * and more in our local and global headlines
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On this weeks show... * We bring you a special retrospective program, as Rustbelt Radio co-founders Andalusia Knoll and Matt Toups prepare leave Pittsburgh after over four years and almost 200 episodes! Rustbelt Radio airs live every Monday from 6-7 PM on WRCT 88.3 FM in Pittsburgh, PA, and again on Tuesday mornings 9-10
Topics: Rustbelt Radio, Pittsburgh, Bangladesh, taser, police, stun gun, Columbus Day, sociology, Bolivia
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On this week's show... * a special one hour look at race and city planning in Pittsburgh's Hill District
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On this weeks show... * An Anti-Islamic DVD is being distributed in Pittsburgh and across the US * Electronic Voting Machines in Allegheny County * A look at the case of Eric McDavid, an activist who was recently sentenced to 20 years in prison, based on questionable FBI evidence * A discussion of human rights with William F. Schulz, former executive director of Amnesty International * plus more in our local and global headlines Rustbelt Radio airs live every Monday from 6-7 PM on WRCT 88.3 FM...
Topics: Rustbelt Radio, Pittsburgh, Islam, Race, voting, prison, amnesty, Amnesty International, terrorism
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On this weeks show... * TEASERS Rustbelt Radio airs live every Monday from 6-7 PM on WRCT 88.3 FM in Pittsburgh, PA, and again on Tuesday mornings 9-10 AM.
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On this weeks show... * Feminist spoken word artist Alix Olson performs in Pittsburgh * Local organizing in support of the RNC 8 * Ireland's Shell to Sea activists halt further production of dangerous gas pipeline * Obama clears the way for more mountaintop removal mining * And more in our local and global headlines Rustbelt Radio airs live every Monday from 6-7 PM on WRCT 88.3 FM in Pittsburgh, PA, and again on Tuesday mornings 9-10 AM.
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Topic: Mumia Abu Jamal, G20, Police Brutality, Prison, Mothers, BDS, Palestine, Israel
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On this week's show... * From the Allied Media Conference in Detroit, Aishah Shahidah Simmons, speaks about her experience making No!, a documentary about Black women and rape * SEIU protests on behalf of local janitors * Bicyclists, along with Mayor Luke Ravenstahl and local cyling advocacy organization Bike-Pittsburgh celebrate Pittsburgh's second-ever bike lane * and an update on the cases of the 8 former Black Panther Party members on trial in San Francisco for the 1971 murder of a police...
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On this week's show... * We investigate the issues surrounding a new waste coal power plant proposed for Robinson Township, Washington county * we'll hear about the importance of lower power FM radio and the fight for community media, from a recent discussion held in Pittsburgh with Hannah Sassaman of the Prometheus Radio Project * we have the return of our segment which spotlights a local grassroots group, The Light at the End of the Fort Pitt Tunnel. This week we'll hear about Run-Baby-Run....
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On this week's show... * Putting down the guns and picking up the gloves, Wilkinsburg Youth become boxers * Activists conduct a sweep against racist flyers in South Oakland * Organizers in the struggle to save affirmative action discuss Michigan's recent election results, voter fraud, and Ward Connerly. * UCLA students protest taser abuse on campus * and more local and global headlines
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On this week's show... * "The Revolution Will Not Be Funded"-- an in depth interview with social justice activists about organizing work in non-profits * updates on the political climates in Guatemala and Haiti * Pittsburghers march against war this past weekend * plus more in our local and global headlines.
Topics: Rustbelt Radio, non-profits, Guatemala, tasers, war, Iraq, protest, Pittsburgh, Haiti
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On this week's show... * Indigenous Communities sue the department of Homeland Security over the construction of the US Mexico Border Wall * Revolutionary ideologies of the Zapatistas are inspiring musical stylings here in the U.S. * Cheers and Jeers on the news affecting women across the globe * the radical Day in History and more....
Topics: Rustbelt Radio, US-Mexico border, Zapatistas, Mexico, Chiapas, women's news
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On this week's show... * A University of Pittsburgh study looks at Recidivism and Rehabilitation for former inmates of Allegheny County Jail * High school students in NYC examines Security in schools and the balance between freedom and safety * LGBT teens speak about PERSAD and peer counseling * Local activists work to restore affordable birth control for college students
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On this weeks show... * Andrea Smith speaks at the Critical Resistance Prison Abolition Conference * United Steel Workers take on Equitable Gas over proposed rate increases * A youth report from the Philadelphia Student Union on the recent incident at Sayre High School * Fed-Up takes us inside the Prison Industrial Complex * plus more in our local and global headlines Rustbelt Radio airs live every Monday from 6-7 PM on WRCT 88.3 FM in Pittsburgh, PA, and again on Tuesday mornings 9-10 AM.
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On this weeks show... * Job training goes green in Braddock * Radio Rootz brings us another Radical Day in History * Israeli Professor David Wesley Speaks in Pittsburgh * A look inside Pittsburgh's first annual Sunstar women in music festival * And more in our local and global headlines Rustbelt Radio airs live every Monday from 6-7 PM on WRCT 88.3 FM in Pittsburgh, PA, and again on Tuesday mornings 9-10 AM.
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On this weeks show... * Highlights from Penn Future's conference on global warming * A historic power shift in El Salvador's recent election * Pam Africa, of Philadelphia's MOVE organization speaks in Pittsburgh * Fed-Up brings us a report from inside the Prison Industrial Complex * and more in our local and global headlines. Rustbelt Radio airs live every Monday from 6-7 PM on WRCT 88.3 FM in Pittsburgh, PA, and again on Tuesday mornings 9-10 AM.
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This week's show falls during WRCT's random schedule, as the radio station takes a holiday. We're using this opportunity to present our listeners with some highlights from the fall season of Rustbelt Radio that you may have missed. On today's show we will hear ..... * A report on police brutality at the August 20th counter-recruitment protest * Homeless people's reactions to the new panhandling ordinance in Pittsburgh * Updates on the Jerry Jackson case * A report on the Bring them Home Now...
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This week's show falls during WRCT's random schedule, as the radio station takes a holiday. We're using this opportunity to present our listeners with some highlights from the spring season of Rustbelt Radio that you may have missed. On Today's show we will hear from Appalachian activists fighting mountaintop removal, pennyslvanians protesting the war and marching for Mumia Abu Jamal, Pittsburghers converting an ambulance to run on vegetable oil and harm reduction activists speaking about the...
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On today's show... * locals rallied in downtown Pittsburgh to honor 15th aniversary of the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act * SEIU picketed the USX tower last week in support of striking janitors in Houston Texas * from Bad Cop No Donut, news of a death at the hands of taser-wielding police officers in Ohio * our featured local group is the Mon-Valley Unemployed Committee, which has been advocating for unemployed workers in our area for over 20 years * and we'll hear about Water...
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On this week's show... * An exploration of the roots of Labor Struggles and May Day in the US * Dahr Jamail on Iraq * Cheers and Jeers from Women's E-news * and the Radical Day in History
Topics: Rustbelt Radio, May Day, labor, Iraq, Dahr Jamail, women, history
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On this weeks show... * Excerpts from the public FCC hearing on the future of the internet held on July 21st in Pittsburgh Rustbelt Radio airs live every Monday from 6-7 PM on WRCT 88.3 FM in Pittsburgh, PA, and again on Tuesday mornings 9-10 AM.
Topics: Rustbelt Radio, Pittsburgh, FCC, media, Internet, radio, hearing, CMU, Carnegie Mellon
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On this week's show... * In honor of Black History Month, we bring you voices and songs from black freedom fighters * Community leaders gather together at the Black and White reunion * Word on the Street on the new drink tax in Allegheny County * City Council in Berkeley, California condemns the local U.S. Marines Recruiting Center and * The Department of Labor announces intent to strip worker protections from its H two A guest worker program * and more in our local and global headlines
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On this weeks show... * An investigation of Taser use by Police in Allegheny County * The America's Army video game recruits children while generating profits for private software companies * A special segment of 2.3 Million and Rising * A local activist describes the police repression faced by protesters at the Republican National Convention * A flotilla of kayaks challenge the world's largest pipeline laying ship off the west coast of Ireland * and more in our local and global headlines...
Topics: Rustbelt Radio, Pittsburgh, DNC, RNC, tasers, da'ron, army, recruitment, millitary, oil, pipeline
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On this weeks show... * The US war in Iraq reaches the 6 year mark * The Great Lakes Urban Exchange talks about the future of local transportation * A CMU art student hopes to better deal with Pittsburgh's sewage waste * Fed-Up brings us a report from inside the Prison Industrial Complex * Plus more in our local and global headlines Rustbelt Radio airs live every Monday from 6-7 PM on WRCT 88.3 FM in Pittsburgh, PA, and again on Tuesday mornings 9-10 AM.
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On today's show... * Pittsburghers act in response to the Israeli invasion of Gaza * We explore a controversy surrounding a small group of Guantanamo detainees * Fed-up brings us a report from inside the Prison Industrial Complex * Immigrants rights advocates and the homeless speak out at the presidential inauguration * Plus more in our local and global headlines Rustbelt Radio is broadcast live from WRCT studios every other Monday at 6 PM on 88.3 FM in Pittsburgh, and the program airs again on...
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On this weeks show... * Pittsburgh prepares to host the G20 Summit this September 24 and 25th. We'll bring you information on the history of the G20, organizing efforts by local activists to speak out against the summit and the City's response to dissenting voices. Rustbelt Radio airs live every Monday from 6-7 PM on WRCT 88.3 FM in Pittsburgh, PA, and again on Tuesday mornings 9-10 AM.
Topics: Rustbelt Radio, Pittsburgh, G20, Summit, activist, protest, G-Infinity, organizing, organize
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On this weeks show... *Bolivian Anarcha-Feminist Julieta Paredes of Mujeres Creando * Pennsylvania enters the national marriage equality debate * Pittsburghers rally for single payer healthcare * Ireland's Shell to Sea campaign fights against a natural gas pipeline * And more in our local and global headlines Rustbelt Radio airs live every Monday from 6-7 PM on WRCT 88.3 FM in Pittsburgh, PA, and again on Tuesday mornings 9-10 AM.
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On this week's show... * We'll hear locals' outrage as they testify at a local Citizens' Police Review Board meeting * We speak with the Bit and Brace Project about their upcoming performance on gentrification * Subcommandante Marcos speaks about the future of the Other Campaign * A report on how the FCC suppressed the release of documents revealing the dangers of media consolidation * Argentinians react to the sentencing of a police officer from the 1970's dictatorship * and more in our local...
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On today's show... * We bring you a wrap up on the activities, protests, police attacks, and repression of dissent that took place during the G20 Summit Rustbelt Radio is broadcast live from WRCT studios every other Monday at 6 PM on 88.3 FM in Pittsburgh, and the program airs again on WRCT every Tuesday morning at 9AM.
Topics: Rustbelt Radio, Pittsburgh, Police Brutality, LRAD, G-20, G20
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On this week's show... * An exploration into the roots of the global food crisis * Word on the Street asks local teens how they can reduce violence in Pittsburgh * News and analysis from the Mexico Solidarity Network * And 2.3 million and rising- a weekly report on the prison industrial complex
Topics: Rustbelt Radio, food, biofuel, Pittsburgh, violence, teens, youth, Mexico, prisoners, prison
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On this week's show... * We interview Pitt Professor and Lawyer Jules Lobel about his new book "Less Safe, Less Free: Why America is losing the war on Terror" * International Photo-Journalist Chris Hondros speaks about his work in the war-torn countries of the world * news and analysis from the Mexico Solidarity Network * a look at the recent crimes and sentences of various Pennsylvanian government officials * plus Word on the Street, the History of Black Filmmaking, and more in our...
Topics: Rustbelt Radio, Jules Lobel, War on Terror, photography, Mexico, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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On this week's show... * We bring you a history lesson on the recent North American Thanksgiving holiday, featuring the voices of indigenous people, their thoughts on the recognition of Thanksgiving, and an alternative celebration known as the National Day of Mourning
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On this weeks show... * The Pastors for Peace Caravan to Cuba rolls through Pittsburgh * Jorge Mujica on immigrant rights and the current state of immigration in the U.S. * War Resistor and Iraq veteran Camilo Mejia speaks in Pittsburgh * And more in our local and global headlines Rustbelt Radio airs live every Monday from 6-7 PM on WRCT 88.3 FM in Pittsburgh, PA, and again on Tuesday mornings 9-10 AM.
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On this week's show... * We bring you a special lecture on "Earth Democracy" from author, activist, and environmentalist Vandana Shiva
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This week, we will be presenting highlights of Rustbelt Radio stories from the Winter and Spring of 2007 including... * Community activists speak out against violence * The movement for immigrants' rights * Wolves come off the endangered species list * Pittsburghers rally for action on climate change * A public hearing with the FCC and the fight against corporate media consolidation * and more highlights from the past few months of Rustbelt Radio
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On today's show... * Hill District Residents continue to mobilize against a casino in their neighborhood * Taking back the land: homeless Miami residents build a shantytown * We'll hear voices from the International Day of Action Against Climate Change and key predictions on climate from new scientific studies. * Persecution of gays in Iraq has led to several murders * updates on the situation in Oaxaca and more local and global news
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On this week's show... * We will hear exerpts of a Carnegie Mellon Robotics Institue debate about the ethics of accepting military funding. * We will hear about the case of Hasan Shakur a death row inmate in Texas * a report from International Women's Day in Mexico by Rustbelt Radio's Carlin Christy * plus spy-ins, sick-outs, IRS audits for friends of Santorum, our regular update on police brutality and misconduct in the region, and more headlines from independent media centers around the world.
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On this weeks show... * Raj Patel, former world bank employee, speaks on the hidden battle for the global food supply * We'll hear about the internet for all initiative from Media Minutes * and The International Middle East Media Center on current events in Palestine Rustbelt Radio airs live every Monday from 6-7 PM on WRCT 88.3 FM in Pittsburgh, PA, and again on Tuesday mornings 9-10 AM.
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On this week's show... * we have a special Rustbelt Radio program: as the 5th anniversary of the invasion of Iraq nears, we'll hear from US Military veterans testifying at the recent Winter Soldier hearings
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On this weeks show... * A special "Word on the Street" about the election * Non-english speaking parents fight for translators in Philadelphia public schools * An investigation into the preparedness of polling places across America * Excerpts from a local forum on anti-muslim discrimination, with focus on the recently distributed "Obsession" DVD * and - a fond farewell to a beloved oral historian, Studs Terkel. Rustbelt Radio airs live every Monday from 6-7 PM on WRCT 88.3...
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On this weeks show... * A report from the 11th Annual Black and White Reunion * Progressive groups weigh in on the proposed changes to the Pittsburgh Public Schools' Sex-Ed curriculum * Protests at a local performance of Israel's Batsheva Dance company * Cindy Milstein talks on Anarchism and its Aspirations * Plus more in our local and global headlines Rustbelt Radio airs live every Monday from 6-7 PM on WRCT 88.3 FM in Pittsburgh, PA, and again on Tuesday mornings 9-10 AM.
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On this week's show... * Paul Wright discusses his new book "Prison Profiteers - Who Makes Money From Mass Incarceration" * This Week in Palestine, from the International Middle East Media Center * And excerpts from "World VS. Bank" a film by Friends of the Earth International
Topics: Rustbelt Radio, prison, jail, Palestine, Israel, World Bank
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On this weeks show... * The Yes Men speak on their latest prank * Malik Rahim of Common Ground in New Orleans comes to Pittsburgh * A look inside the Prison Industrial Complex * Pittsburghers protest California's gay marriage ban * plus more in our local and global headlines Rustbelt Radio airs live every Monday from 6-7 PM on WRCT 88.3 FM in Pittsburgh, PA, and again on Tuesday mornings 9-10 AM.
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On today's show... * We bring you a special episode on Remembering Hiroshima, 64 years after the atomic bomb attacks on Japan Rustbelt Radio is broadcast live from WRCT studios every other Monday at 6 PM on 88.3 FM in Pittsburgh, and the program airs again on WRCT every Tuesday morning at 9AM.
Topics: Rustbelt Radio, Pittsburgh, Hiroshima, atomic bomb, bomb, war
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On today's show... * an interview with author David Carter on the beginning of the gay rights movement at the Stonewall Inn in New York, * single payer healthcare advocates describe proposals for universal health care at the state and national levels, * plus, an anti-war bike tour rolls through Pittsburgh, courts rule on police searches in the US and Germany, criticism of the Guantanamo Bay prison, and news from the eviction of the South Central Farm in LA.
Topics: Rustbelt Radio, Gay Rights, Stonewall, Health Care, Guantanamo Bay, South Central Farm
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This week we will be presenting highlights of Rustbelt Radio stories from the last few months, including: * janitors spin the Wheel of Misfortune at the SouthSide Works * in Homewood and Garfield, the Pittsburgh police are criticized for car chases that result in multiple deaths and injuries * a local nonprofit sends help to the Caribbean * as the national spotlight was on Pittsburgh for this year's All Star Game, locals put the spotlight on the city's treatment of homeless, as well as the...
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On this week's show... * A new bill may protect Pennsylvanians from discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity and expression * Updates on protests and state violence in Burma * A history of American diplomacy with Iran * Views on this year's Columbus Day, in Pittsburgh and in Denver * plus more in our local and global headlines
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On today's show... * We have an interview With Helem GLBT Center in Beirut, Lebanon * Updates on the Paris Riots * Spoken word by Alixa and Naima * an update on police harassment of Common Ground Relief volunteers in New Orleans * our local and global headlines
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* A bill currently in Harrisburg could raise the minimum wage across the state of Pennsylvania to seven dollars and fifteen cents. * We talk with representatives of the Pittsburgh-based Just Health Care Campaign * the BioDemocracy conference in Philadelphia met in opposition to the Biotechnology Industry Orgranization's meetings; Rustbelt has a report. * and we hear from Iraqi Labor Leaders on their speaking tour stop last week in Pittsburgh
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On this week's show... * locals react to the Federal Appeals Court hearing in Philadelphia for Mumia Abu-Jamal * Earth First activists in Southern Indiana challenge the new NAFTA Superhighway in their region * Author and ecologist Sandra Steingraber speaks about the connections between environmental and human health * the Coalition of Immokalee Workers wins another battle for farmworkers * and more in our local and global headlines
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On this week's show... * Rustbelt Radio talks to local non-profit Global Links about shipping medical supplies from Pittsburgh to needy hospitals in other parts of the world. * Global Justice activist and author Vandana Shiva speaks about Creativity, Compassion, and Social Change * two stories from Philadelphia: an annual punk festival is shut down by police, and unions take on the telecom giant Verizon * a small town in Pennsylvania is imposing extreme new laws against immigrants * and more in...
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# Tax Day was last week. Members of the war tax resisters group tell us why they didn't pay # We talk to voices for animals of western pennsylvania # and activists staged an all-day picket at the Sky Bank headquarters in Downtown Pittsburgh, stepping up their campaign against what they're calling a union-busting company. But first, these local and global headlines.
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On today's show... * We speak with the local group 'RESYST' about the upcoming pridefest and the radical queer movement * And we present the final piece in our three part series on Coal and its effects in the community. We will hear from organizers who are fighting to promote clean energy and what the possibilities are for sustainable alternative energy sources in the United States .... but first, these local headlines.
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On this week's show... * We bring you a report from Mexico City about a recent solidarity march for the political prisoners of Atenco * Homewood Residents talk about a police chase that ends in two deaths * We'll hear from the group Pittsburgh Friends of Immigrants on issues facing immigrants in Pittsburgh and in the nation. * And, local news on aids advocacy and the fight over mercury pollution controls currently raging in the Pennsylvania legislature.
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03/20/2007 On this week's show... * immigrant workers on the gulf coast are speaking up about slavery-like working conditions * a sit-in by residents upset about a coal silo in their town occupied the office of the governor of West Virginia * and we'll be marking the 4th anniversary of the war in Iraq, with reports from protests in Washington DC and from the National Conference on Organized Resistance * and more in our local and global headlines
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On this week's show... * The Coalition of Immokalee Workers declares victory against McDonald's in their fight for dignity and fair wages * Environmental action against deforestation of the Rospuda Valley in Poland * Rustbelt Radio visits the Steel Mills to Windmills rally on the National Day of Climate Action * and more in our local and global headlines
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On today's show... We speak with the birth circle, a community group that works with child bearing families We will hear about the life of young men in a palestinian refugee camp
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On this week's show... * Leaders of the black community respond to a new report showing Pennsylvania has the highest rate of black homicide victims in the nation * We take a look at the case of Native American political prisoner Leonard Peltier on the 31st anniversary of his arrest * A New York City council member discusses racial profiling * The Coalition of Immokalee workers speak on the connections between Fast Food Corporations and Farmworkers wages * and more in our local and global news...
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On this week's show... * We discuss the 1000th execution carried out in the United States this past week * We review issues facing the Pittsburgh Public Schools and the Superintendent's proposed right-sizing plan * we learn about the current scandal in the Allegheny County Sheriff's Office * and our local and global headlines
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On this week's show... * we'll hear about connections between prison abuses at home and abroad * and we'll speak with Katrina Kozarek about the Calle y Media video cooperative in Venezuela * but first, these local and global headlines
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On this week's show... * Pittsburgh activists gather over the weekend to share organizing skills * Violence is brewing in Chiapas's ongoing low-intensity war * Dissident Israeli professor Neve Gordon discusses Academic Freedom at American Universities * Hundreds of People ride bikes in NYC to honor fallen cyclists and Pedestrians * Activists resist a Grand Jury against Puerto Rican Cultural and Social Workers in NYC * and more in our local and global headlines
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On this week's show... * local groups Just Health Care and the Western Pennsylvania Coalition for Single-Payer Health Care organize around the film SiCKO * Anti-nuclear activist Corbin Harney passes away * A rare 1968 interview between author Julius Lester and poet and activist June Jordan * plus more in our local and global headlines
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On this week's show... * We take a special look at the holiday celebrated this past week in the U.S., Thanksgiving. Rustbelt Radio will bring you stories from Alcatraz Island and Southern California where the histories and struggles of indigenous people are often hidden from the public eye.
Topics: Rustbelt Radio, Thanksgiving, Alcatraz, Indigenous peoples, Native Americans
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On this week's show we'll hear from Sankofa Community Empowement about their Saturday School and We'll go to a Guatemalan village, where the Women's Self-Reliance Program is using intensive gardening to promoting economic independence, environmental sustainability, and stronger community and an update on police misconduct and taser use from Ron Anicich
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